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CBS
Sep 12, 2010 5:00am PDT
have done a tremendous amount of work here in the community. tell us about your background jean >> chef well, i have been working as a community activist for a long time. i first got into it after the 1991 fire in the oakland hills it was terrible. such a need for so many volunteers and so forth. so i took a position with city of oakland to assist in the rebuilding process. as a result of that i got introduced to the group of people that were working on an enterprise grant, $25 million with the clinton administration we were able to bring to the city of oakland to do economic revitalization. i went on there to do arbitration and retiring from the city. >> i remember you from the interfaith community to meet mayor we met for over a year. >> prior to his election i formed network santa fe action, group of pastors of all denominations we did good work getting him elected mayor of city of oakland. that is how i first met you and introduced me to so many hundreds and hundreds of other pastors throughout the city of oakland and bay area that lead to the work i am doing today as a result of th
CBS
Sep 20, 2010 6:00am PDT
of using the express lane along 680. $1 that is going to change depending on congestion. here along the highway, between southbound 680, senole grade. 14 miles worth of highway, this is how things will look as you drive through, a half mile before each entrance, toll pricing sign, tolls vary depending on congestion. fact tract trance ponder will fact transponder will be read and you cannot exit until you get to mission. chp officers will be out in full force making sure drivers understand. sergeant cross with the california highway patrol, what do you anticipate as the day goes on? >> we anticipate initially there may be confusion but we will have extra officers working the area to be a visible presence as well as conduct enforcement. we highly recommend that spend an extra 10 minutes, do research as far as ins and outs of these express lanes so you are more comfortable. >> what are you looking for as far as making sure people don't cross the lines? >> yeah, the biggest thing, just have that invisible presence, more officers in the area. we want to ensure it is moving smoothly and a
CBS
Sep 20, 2010 5:00am PDT
will be able to pay a toll and use the lanes, it is still free for car poolers, these are the fist express lanes to open -- first express lanes to open up in northern california. the proceeds will go towards a feature tolling project. we will keep you updated usually a congested area. hopefully it will relieve some stress for drivers. let's look at your forecast. here is tracy. >> thanks can i anna. coming up, a mixed weekend. even a few showers and sprinkles in the north bay yesterday. sunshine, temperatures warming up. lower 80s fairfield, concord, 79 liver more, oakland, fremont. 78 san jose, the closer you get to the coastline temperatures don't shift so much. vallejo and san raphael, 80s. we will look at more cities across the bay area and take a look what will happen for the first couple days of fall. it officially arrives wednesday. >>> you are sure it didn't get here a couple weeks ago. >> felt like fall all summer long. >> thanks very much. 5:01 a.m. something new in the east bay a new way to avoid traffic jams makes its debut this morning right at this very minute. let's go to an
CBS
Sep 12, 2010 7:30am PDT
an update on t >>> don't tell us people are not missing when we know people are missing. >> an update on the death toll from the san bruno pipeline explosion. some neighbors say they are being kept out of the loop. the anger rising over the search for the missing. >>> we take a closer look at the source of the explosion as many residents prepare to return to their homes. what federal inspectors discovered on that piece of pipeline at the center of the disaster. >>> 7:30 a.m. on sunday morning september 12th i am phil matier. >> i am julie watts. want to get right to our top story conflicting reports on the number of dead in san bruno blast. the coroner's office revised the number of people killed in thursday's explosion back down to 4. now yesterday investigators had increased it to 7. some confusion may be cleared up this morning at a press conference scheduled to begin in just about 30 minutes. here is what we do know. at least 6 people are still missing. and dogs searching the san bruin know neighbourhood where the gas pipe exploded may have discovered more victims. a
CBS
Sep 19, 2010 7:30am PDT
. >>> cal grad sarah shoark back in the u.s. after more than a year in iranian prison. what she plans to do the moment she reaches new york. >> mostly i will miss your laughter. >> a mothers anguish over the loss of daughter. how friends and family remembered one of the young victims of the san bruno pipe explosion. >>> san bruno, the first toll lane that doesn't cross a bridge. >>> 7:30 a.m. the 19th of september. good morning i am julie watts. >> i am phil matier. we have a lot of news and talk to cover in the next hour. we are in the final month before the november elections and across the board. there is no clear front runners. we will talk about what both parties are going to need to do if they want to win this election. >>> plus later in the wake ofanti muslim sentiment a chance to show a different side. >>> and how health leaders in one bay area county are fighting back against an outbreak of whooping cough. >>> we will get to that in just a moment first leading the news this morning friends and family bid a fond farewell to one of the youngest victims of the san bruno pipeline explo
CBS
Sep 19, 2010 5:30pm PDT
for their release. >> reporter: sara shourd embraced her mother, grateful to be back in the u.s. but the american released after 13 months in an iranian prison says this is no time to celebrate. >> my disappointment with not sharing this with shane and josh was crushing. i stand before you 1/3 free. >> reporter: when she left iran last week, she left behind her fiance, shane bauer and her friend josh fattal. the three were charged with spying. >> it's time to clear up the misunderstanding that lead to our imprisonment. >> reporter: shourd used the new york news conference to explain she and bauer had jobs in syria and went hiking with fatal to a popular iraq waterfall. >> we committed no crime and we are not spies. >> reporter: the iranian president arrived in new york on sunday to attend the u.n. general assembly. mahmoud ahmadinejad said releasing shourd was a humanitarian gesture that the u.s. should return. >> u.s. government should make a humanitarian gesture to release the iranians who were illegally arrested and detained. >> reporter: the mothers of bauer and fatal wouldn't comment on that
CBS
Sep 29, 2010 6:00am PDT
. >> yeah, cooling down a bit. low pressure system down to the south of us in baja giving us more clouds today and also giving us cooler temperatures. we'll take a look at those cooler temperatures in just a few moments. in the meantime, here's a look at your traffic with elizabeth. >> thank you, tracy. we are just getting word of a serious accident in oakland westbound 580 approaching grand avenue. it sounds like a car flipped over. chp is heading to the scene now. we are watching these sensors. so far they haven't changed color. so far they are still showing green. but we'll continue to check that if you are heading towards the macarthur maze something to be aware of. we also still have this injury crash in city streets in san francisco at 6th and folsom. police are still on scene and apparently one lane of 6th street is blocked near the intersection. that's a check of your traffic. here's tracy with your forecast. >>> hey, thanks, elizabeth. -- that's a look at your weather. back up to you. >>> california's first execution in nearly five years has been put on hold and may not happen u
CBS
Sep 17, 2010 11:00pm PDT
avenue. don knapp shows us what the investigators found at the scene. >> reporter: the chp says speed and maybe alcohol were factors in the violent crash that claimed one life, left two with major injuries, and two with the bmw minor injuries. all of those high schoolers. two of the injured taken to san bernadino hospital, the other to marin general. >> the bmw behind us lost control, into the path of a big rig, and was struck. >> the driver of the big rig was uninjured. a long line of skid marks indicates a tire blew out, officer loudon sails, the skid marks beginning at what appears to be an older roadside memorial for a motorcyclist. >> it was a crash. we did find alcohol beverage containers in or about the vehicle but we have not determined it to be a factor yet. >> at novato high, some heard of the crash, but after a late in the day special teacher's meeting there what is no meeting of students. >> so he thinks he may know one or more of the victims. >> somebody i know had classes together, we would see each other every day, was involved in a horrible car accident. doesn't make m
CBS
Sep 10, 2010 7:00am PDT
with us. i'm erica hill. >> i'm harry smith. a busy news day. >> it is. straight to our breaking news this morning, out of northern california. a giant fireball there last night just around dinner time, dozens of homes destroyed after a huge explosion last night. it was apparently caused by a broken gas line that happened in a san francisco suburb, very close to san francisco international airport. priya david clemens has the latest. priya, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. we're right at the edge of where the fire stopped. look at the devastation behind me. you'll see burned out cars, the firefighters still working to make sure all the smoldering flames are out completely. we're seeing little pockets of flames still pop up here and there. see this home has been completely flattened. this is a scene that has been repeated dozens of times throughout this neighborhood. parts of san bruno, california, were turned into a raging inferno around dinner time thursday evening. flames roared some 60 feet into the air as block after block in this residential neighborhood, about fiv
CBS
Sep 29, 2010 5:00am PDT
. anne makovec is at san quentin prison in marin county to tell us why. >> reporter: if the plan that was in effect on monday would have stuck, albert greenwood brown would be dead right now but he is alive behind me at san quentin this morning because of a decision by a federal judge last evening. brown would have been california's first execution in almost five years, but judge fogel suspended the execution until he finishes reviewing a lawsuit against california's lethal injection procedure. concerns that it's cruel and unusual punishment. if the first of three drugs administered doesn't work properly, the inmate could suffer extreme pain from the third drug which stops the heart. the family of brown's victim just wants it over with. here's her brother speaking about what it was like after his 15-year-old sister disappeared. >> i remember getting in the truck with my father and... [ crying ] >> ... driving up and down the... uhm....... driving up and down the streets, you know, callingherr name. >> reporter: the stay of execution is being appealed to the state court of appeal
CBS
Sep 1, 2010 6:00pm PDT
a run for the mexican border. young has had three surgeries and used up more than 100 units of blood. >> it heightens the need that we have for blood donors on a constant basis. >> reporter: the principal gave children time off from class to donate. over 100 people joined the evident including district staff members and fellow officers in this urgent effort to spare a life. >> i know as police officers it's part of our job to have situations that come up like this. i'm happy we didn't lose officer young. he is still with us. he is strong and will come through this. >> reporter: blood drives will be continuing in the bay area throughout the week including special labor day hours at four blood centers in the east bay. in santa clara, len ramirez, cbs 5. >>> first the mysterious leaking pipes. you know what some neighbors think may be a cover-up. >> i recently contacted the water department and said, do you have a copy of the study? >> why neighbors think muni is responsible for some big repair bills and why the city is not releasing a confidential study on the problem. >>> it would be
CBS
Sep 19, 2010 6:30pm PDT
. >>> reporter: sara shourd embraced her mother, grateful to be back in the u.s. but the american released after 13 months in an iranian prison says this is no time to celebrate. >> my disappointment with not sharing this with shane and josh was crushing. i stand before you 1/3 free. >> reporter: when she left iran last week, she left behind her fiance, shane bauer and her friend josh fattal. the three were detained on the iran,-rare border, charged with spying. >> it's time to clear up the misunderstanding that lead to our imprisonment. >> reporter: shourd used the new york news conference to explain she and bauer had jobs in syria and went hiking with fat tall to a popular iraq waterfall. >> we committed no crime and we are not spies. >> reporter: the iranian president arrived in new york on sunday to attend the u.n. general assembly. mahmoud ahmadinejad said releasing shourd was a humanitarian gesture that the u.s. should return. >> u.s. government should make a humanitarian gesture to release the iranians who were illegally arrested and detained. >> reporter: the mothers of bauer and fatal w
CBS
Sep 24, 2010 1:35am PDT
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CBS
Sep 11, 2010 7:00pm PDT
. >>> don't tell us that people are not missing when we know that people are missing. >> the death toll climbs. the anger from community members over the search for missing neighbors. >>> unacceptable. that's what state leaders have to say about the federal investigation into this disaster. >>> good evening, i'm ann notarangelo. two days since the pipeline explosion leveled a san bruno neighborhood and rattled nerves all over the u.s. and the death toll has climbed again. investigators now say seven people are confirmed dead. and that's up from four yesterday. they will not confirm identities. but we know at least two of the latest bodies were found in a home and six people are still missing. >>> meanwhile today the national transportation safety board spent the day inspecting that crater left behind and the pipeline. inspectors said today the crater is 167 feet long and 26 feet wide. it's too unstable to put anyone inside so they don't know how deep it is. as for the pipe, the blast blew it 100 feet away from its original position. the piece inspectors found is 28 feet long, but here's
CBS
Sep 18, 2010 5:30pm PDT
. as julie watts shows us, police believe alcohol was a factor. >> reporter: every 15 minutes, someone dies in an alcohol- related car accident. in april, the students at novato high participated in this simulation to illustrate that fact. but today, they're dealing with the real thing. >> we saw the bmw, the car they were driving, and it was going towards our school, and then the truck was behind it. and we saw like the helicopter and i saw the yellow tarp over. >> reporter: the crash site is now cleaned up. and a vigil stands in its place. with the picture of the 15-year- old boy who died here yesterday. among the flowers and the crosses, is a letter from his family, that begins, dear nephew, there is so much i hope to share with you. >> it is really sad. you don't have to know though though feel it. >> reporter: in the small town of novato everyone seems to be impacted by this tragic crash. but what makes it even more difficult are the circumstances behind it. >> you had a young adult who made a very poor decision, starting from driving without a license, driving under the influence of a
CBS
Sep 23, 2010 11:00pm PDT
to keep up with an explosion in visitors and all they leave behind. >> yes, we are using our materials, the stockpile is going down. >> the stockpile is toilet paper, cleaning supplies, the basics. but he may find his items bear on october 1st. >> the state parks, they are always the first one ... >> to get dumped on, they issue credit cards that allow state workers to buy toilet supplies without going all the way to sacramento. but no payments have gone to the banks in 90 days so the bank is canceling the cards. >> okay, this is another consequence of not having a budget in place. these are the cards used in under prescribed conditions as a normal course of business, could be shut off as of next week. >> there is no way. >> california is stuck in a quagmire and it's hard to be that, what, the seventh largest economy in the world can't get it's act together. >> governor schwarzenegger says they may soon bowl again, a so- called budget framework was reached this evening in santa monica but that does not mean an agreement on the $19 billion deficit. >> it's going to be a worse problem be
CBS
Sep 18, 2010 6:30pm PDT
at this point. he is awake now. he is able to talk to us. >> reporter: castro moray is meeting with the martinez family, including michael's parents who flew up from panama to be with him. >> i cannot exactly say how he feels but it looks to me like he is a little confused. and a little scared. >> reporter: the family is considering what experimental stem cell treatments might be best for michael. if any. >> the spinal cord is a very delicate, extremely complicated organ, and so far, there has not been one case in which we have regenerated in humans. >> reporter: in fact, the doctor says implanting stem cells could put martinez at greater risk because doctors would have to bring down the immune system during treatment. >> we have been slow on this issue mainly because we know he has not been stable enough to undergo a trans plant or something like that and if he had a brain injury that needed close care, but i think definitely, chi foresee that he will bible -- i could foresee that he will be stable enough next week. >> the family wants to take the time to decide what is best. >> if he is going
CBS
Sep 28, 2010 5:00pm PDT
-davis to show us what jerry brown and meg whitman hope to accomplish >>> reporter: they are filing into the venue to hear the candidates state where they plan to lead california. >>> reporter: political analysts say each candidate has unique challenges. for the 72-year-old brown it's a matter of convincing voters he is the right man to be governor again. brown has spent the past four decades in politics, including two terms as governor from 1975 to 1983. he must prove to voters that experience is an asset and will help him solve the state's problems rather than a liability, a sign he is out of touch with regular voters and without any real-world experience. conversely, whitman the former ceo of ebay must show her lack of experience is not a liability. the 54-year-old claims her business acumen is just the remedy for sacramento's seemingly endless run of budget deficits and political gridlock but some wonder whether this is the time to hire a political novice to the state's top job given that few problems were solved the last time that was tried. budget deficits have increased under
CBS
Sep 26, 2010 7:30am PDT
nap shows us their focus on resilience, determination and sense of community ♪ [ music ] ♪ >> reporter: this must be the most up beat event in san bruno in the past two weeks. not only a benefit for community a well, big hug therapy. >> after such a tragedy, and let everybody see each other's faces again and make it known we are going to come back from this and be better and stronger than ever. >> reporter: holly's family home was destroyed so was the home of joe vazquez's parents. >> if you lookout this way, there is so many people, it is a beautiful thing. everybody got everybody's back they got t-shirts and all this stuff. it is really warm and great. fantastic. >> reporter: friday, crews began cleaning up remains of the once neat neighbourhood sorting out what was recyclable and what was not. >> this is not just a demolition job but a removal of individuals homes, personal belongings, their material. >> reporter: folks may be saturday to see their homes gone but looking ahead to see the ground cleared and chance to begin anew. home grown dj jimmy stuart junior born and bred in brun
CBS
Sep 28, 2010 6:00pm PDT
that assures muni drivers of making at least what the second highest paid drivers make in the u.s. >> we had a charter for 41 years. now why do they want to go into the charter? it's not going to save no money. it's been for 41 years. tell me why they change it. and now you tell us to bell ring? what about our charter? >> reporter: none of the muni drivers are competing today. >> this whole event is about recognizing and honoring our operators and it's unfortunate not here but we are still going to recognize them for the fine job they do every day. >> reporter: and in the middle of all this, muni's cable cars stopped working. the powell street line went down. seems a little more than coincidence that the cable car goes down when you're boycotting -- >> now, can we explain that coincidence? we have nothing to do with the cable. there is a powerhouse that's up there cable machinery that runs the cables. they stopped the cable. we don't know why the cable stopped. we just out here working. >> reporter: well it really did seem like a coincidence and in fact they insist that it was and we have n
CBS
Sep 4, 2010 5:30pm PDT
to take us back in jesus' name. heel nus these cross roads. >> the worship event was an anniversary celebration last night and continued today at the capitol mall with 12 hours of prayer, fasting, worship, and repentance. and organizers say the purpose is to call on god to forgive america for things like abortion, gay marriage, and the departure from regular prayer. and thousands came out from all over the country today to take part, some question the timing of it all. >> i think a part of the timing of this rally is politically motivated with elections coming up. so it is trying to promote what i see is a particularly narrow view of christian values in order to move voters to vote in a particular way. >> i don't think so. i mean i think everyone -- a lot of people who are familiar with this issue, they know it is a political statement, but they don't believe it is to be the voting views and this is what is believed to have happened in the government and the main thing is jesus being lifted high in this land and that's why we're here. >> reporter: and the event goes on here until 9:
CBS
Sep 4, 2010 11:00pm PDT
: philip markoff the so-called killer used the site to lure his victim. >> craigslist was wal-mart of sex trafficking. hopefully what they have done will be an example to the other websites. >> reporter: jackie spear had a congressional hearing for september 15th. >> there's no question that craigslist adult services is aiding and abetting criminal activity. i mean, there's hundred thousand to 300 now children in the country, that are sexually trafficked right here. they not imported. >> reporter: craig list adult services ads bring in more than $35,000 a year. 30% of the site's projects amount for the year. it's not fully committed to ending sexual ads. >> the fact they stamped censored on the site would suggest they're doing it out of protest. >> reporter: congresswoman spears said they will continue to offer the adult ads outside of the u.s.. the company will put out a press release and to watch the craigslist blog. we've been watching all day and nothing so far yet. >>> well, police once again are searching a pittsburg land pill for a body of a missing hercules man. 35-year-old freder
CBS
Sep 4, 2010 6:30pm PDT
where adult services used to be. criticism mouned when phillip markoff, a so-called craigslist killer used the site to lure his victims. >> craigslist was walmart of sex trafficking. hopefully what craigslist has done will serve as an example to the other less visited web sites. >> reporter: the decision by craigslist comes under public pressure. including that of 17 states attorneys general, demanding the end of adult service listings. >> we have asked craigslist to take action, eliminating prostitution ads and forl now, it has done -- fortunately now, it has done the right thing voluntarily by shutting down the adult services section. >> reporter: congress woman jackie spear has scheduled a congressional hearing for september 15 focusing on craigslist. >> there is no question that craigslist adult questions is aiding and abetting criminal activity. and there is 100 to 300,000 children in this country, many of them run-aways that are sexually trafficked right here. they're not imported. they're right here in our community. >> reporter: spear says craigslist earns more than $35 millio
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